Category Archives: National Monuments

  1. Wild Colors – John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, OR

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    June 29, 2019 by Deborah W. Trotter

    In all of my many visits to Oregon as a child and as an adult, I had never visited John …
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  2. Magical Carpets – Carrizo Plain National Monument, CA

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    April 23, 2019 by Deborah W. Trotter

    During the first week of April we returned to another of our favorite places in California, the Carrizo Plain National …
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  3. Blogging Through 2018

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    December 31, 2018 by Deborah W. Trotter

    If you’ve stopped by here before,then I hope you have enjoyed visiting or revisiting National Parks through my photographs and …
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  4. Happy Birthday to John Muir and Happy National Park Week to All

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    April 21, 2018 by Deborah W. Trotter

    It is fitting that this year National Park Week (April 21 – April 29) kicks off on the 180th anniversary …
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  5. Bandelier National Monument, NM – Good Timing

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    February 28, 2018 by Deborah W. Trotter

    It is a disappointment when a long-planned national park visit coincides with closure of a favorite trail or limitation of …
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  6. Carrizo Plain National Monument, CA – 2017 Super Bloom

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    October 26, 2017 by Deborah W. Trotter

    Every return visit to a National Park or Monument is a new experience.  Although last spring when we went to …
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  7. Carrizo Plain National Monument, CA -The Bloom Was Super Enough!

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    July 17, 2016 by Deborah W. Trotter

    All the talk this spring was of the “super bloom” in Death Valley National Park.  After several years of drought …
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  8. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, NM – It’s About Time

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    February 24, 2016 by Deborah W. Trotter

    Although I have spent quite a bit of time in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, until earlier this month …
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  9. Bandelier National Monument, NM – Little River of Beans Falls

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    February 17, 2015 by Deborah W. Trotter

    We didn’t really know what to expect on a winter visit to the Santa Fe area, but last week with …
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  10. Ten National Parks Share My Sixty (Plus) in 2013

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    December 23, 2013 by Deborah W. Trotter

    In my final post of 2012 I laid out my goal for this year of hiking at least 60 miles …
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